Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An open space on the main deck of a ship, lying at a lower level between the forecastle and poop.
- ‘Amphibious Assault Vehicles assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit enter USS Fort McHenry's well deck.’
- ‘The Pearl Harbor has the same design as the Ashland, but has a shorter well deck and has much greater vehicle storage space.’
- ‘After they boarded, Blaine and Claire climbed onto the aft well deck and slept, their energy drained from the events of the last night.’
- ‘They were well into their cups every evening, and we could look down into the well deck where they all sat around in a circle, singing Neapolitan songs and becoming more and more boisterous.’
- ‘They ordered the Pueblo sailors to the well deck, where they were tied up, blindfolded, and told to keep quiet.’
- ‘Some of them were in the forward well deck and that is where the device went.’
- ‘He fell past the boats, and toward the aft well deck.’
well deck/ˈwel ˌdek/
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.